US military forces have conducted airstrikes against an Islamic State target near Baghdad for the first time as part of an expanded effort to combat the militants, the US Central Command said. Attack aircraft were used in a strike Monday in support of Iraqi government troops south-west of Baghdad. The[…]
Syrian government warplanes pounded an Islamic State group stronghold as well as other towns controlled by the rebels, conducting a wave of airstrikes Sunday that killed at least 11 people, activists said. For more than a year, President Bashar Assad’s air force rarely targeted territory controlled by the Islamic State[…]
The death toll in the Israeli military campaign in the Gaza Strip has reached 707 with more than 4,500 people wounded, Gaza Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qedra says. A family of six, including two young children, was killed Thursday in an Israeli air strike in the south of the Gaza Strip.[…]
Israeli aircraft and tanks have hit more than 70 targets in the Gaza strip, including five mosques, a football stadium and the home of the late leader of Hamas’ military wing, according to Palestinian police. At least seven Palestinians were reported killed in the new round of air strikes early[…]
At least four people have been reported killed in a bomb strike on a rehabilitation centre for the disabled in Gaza, medical sources say, as the toll from Israel’s bombardment of the Palestinian territory reaches 124. Three patients and a nurse were killed in the explosion on Saturday in Jabaliya,[…]
South Africa’s civil society is intensifying calls for the government to take a firm stand against Israel, in the wake of a deadly offensive against Gaza. On Thursday, trade federation Cosatu and several other pro-Palestinian organisations called for the South African government to recall the South African ambassador to Israel[…]
The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) president Maulana Ighsaan Hendricks has made an impassioned appeal on South African Muslims to remain firm in their resolve in the Palestinian struggle. Hendricks was commenting on a deadly offensive by Israel, which has resulted in 160 airstrikes overnight, killing more than 45 Palestinians, and[…]
Jordan, one of just two Arab countries to have signed a peace treaty with Israel, demanded Wednesday an immediate halt to deadly Israeli air raids against the Gaza Strip. Government spokesman Mohammad Momani said that the raids that killed more than 28 Palestinians in purported response to rocket fire that[…]
The Israeli army has promised a “lengthy” offensive against Hamas, after a fresh wave of airstrikes against Gaza and a salvo of dozens of rockets fired from the strip into southern Israel. Palestinians told Al Jazeera that eight people were injured in the Israeli strikes on Tuesday morning, one of[…]
Israeli airstrikes have killed at least nine Palestinian fighters from the armed wings of Hamas and Fatah, making it their highest single death toll since a 2012 cross-border war. Two of the men from the Al Hussinin brigade, a military group belonging to Fatah, were targeted by drone strikes east[…]
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